Pamela Hedgpeth, Ed.D.


  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Principal Professional Development, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Ed.S., Missouri State University
  • M.A., Missouri State University
  • B.S., Missouri State University

Selected Publications

  • Backward Mapping: Preparation Programs for Superintendents, 2008-2009 Conducted collaborative research with colleagues with statewide superintendents; paper presented at Missouri Professors of Education Administration (October 2008)

Selected Presentations

  • Missouri Association of Colleges of Teacher Education—(May 2012)—Higher Education and K-12 Public School Partnership in Kansas City, Missouri 
  • National Council of Professors of Education Administration – (August 2011)--How Effective School Leaders’ Communicate: Implications for EAD Preparation programs in Portland, Oregon 
  • Missouri State Board of Education--(May 2014)--Status of Leadership Training in Missouri

Related Experience

  • Former Superintendent of Schools, Republic, MO
  • National Institute for School Leadership Facilitator

Professional Organizations

  • Missouri Professors of Education Administration
  • Missouri Association of School Administrators

Church/Community Service

  • Attends Wesley United Methodist Church